Saturday, 15 August 2015

Sending You Sunshine

Hi there

I managed to fit some crafting in today.  I made a few cards, some of which I can't yet share, but I have a nice sunny one for you this evening.



I masked off a vertical panel and blended three Distress Inks to create an ombre effect.  I then laid a stencil over the panel, spritzed with water and then blotted with a paper towel to remove the colour and produce the flowery pattern, the ghosting technique.  I removed the masks and left it to dry for a short time before stamping the sentiment.

Materials used:

  • Ink: Distress Ink - Fossilized Amber, Dried Marigold, Abandoned Coral; Versafine - Onyx Black
  • Stencil: MFT - Funky Florals
  • Stamps: Clearly Besotted - Sunshine and Smiles

Challenge entries:

One Layer Simplicity - Challenge #19 - Strip Down
Crafty Cardmakers - Challenge #145 - Warm Summer Colours
CAS-ual Fridays - Challenge #142 - Pretty Patterns
Creative Inspirations - Challenge #323 - Flowers

And just for fun I'll link it up to the gallery at Happy Little Stampers August CAS Challenge - Masking.

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit today.  I will be back on Monday for the next Muse challenge and perhaps tomorrow, if I find time to get crafty.





16 comments:

  1. Beautiful sunny card - I love it. A technique I must try it looks so good.
    Elaine

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  2. This card is so creative and loving the technique and colours. Another technique I really must try! x

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  3. Lovely!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More!

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  4. You simply 'rock' this stencil technique Anita!
    Love the look, super hot colours and superb card. x

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  5. Oh my, Anita...your card is outstanding! The sponging, the stenciled flowers and the perfectly paired sentiment! In love!
    Hugs~c

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  6. This is so pretty Anita. LOVE the bright and sunny colours of your masked strip ... and love the watery images from your ghosting. Great card! xx

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  7. Just beautiful! Love those colors!

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  8. Absolutely beautiful blending!!!!

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  9. Beautiful! I love those Summer colours. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More for our warm Summer colours challenge.

    Bec

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  10. Love this simple card with subtle complex colour panel

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  11. Simply gorgeous! I love the colours and the ghosting technique looks fab. Thank you for playing along at Happy Little Stampers. Linda xx

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  12. Just love this panel Anita... it's such a super technique!
    Chrissie xx

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  13. Hi Anita, love your masking! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Friday challenge, Rebecca x

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  14. Totally gorgeous card!! Great way to showcase those techniques and create a custom pattern! Thanks for playing along with us at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

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  15. Congratulations on being selected as a favorite at CFC for this stunning card, Anita!! It is so worthy!! Hugs, Darnell

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